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Northwest ISD Launches New Website
After months of redesigning the current format of the Northwest ISD website, the district’s online home is visibly updated to match its physical growth.
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Byron Nelson High School Student honored at Congress of Future Medical Leaders
Katherine Ramirez of Byron Nelson High School was selected to receive the Award of Excellence and was inducted to the Torch and Laurel National Honor Society at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
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Northwest ISD’s TechnoCamp a Big Hit
On the third week of five NISD summer camps, approximately 40 first through fifth graders excitedly settled into two empty Gene Pike Middle School rooms.
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Northwest High School Student Taken in Third Round of MLB Draft
With the 101st pick overall in the 3rd round of the Major League Baseball draft, Northwest High School’s Dustin May was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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John Booles Named Principal of NISD’s Sendera Ranch Elementary School
At the June 16 School Board Meeting, Superintendent Karen G. Rue, Ed.D. recommended John Booles as the principal of Sendera Ranch Elementary School and the NISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved.
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Northwest ISD Names New Directors in Student Services Department
At the June 16 Northwest ISD School Board Meeting, Suzie McNeese, Ed.D., was approved as the district’s new director of student services, and Micah Gierkey was approved as the director of special education.
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NISD Leaders Receive State Honors
Northwest High School Principal Jason Childress has been named the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) Region XI Principal of the Year. V.R. Eaton High School Associate Principal Philo Waters, Ed.D., has been named the TASSP Region XI Assistant Principal of the Year.
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Two NISD principals chosen to participate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
Two of NISD's principals, Eric Drewery, Ed.D. of Medlin Middle School and Carri Eddy, Ed.D. of Eaton High School, were selected recently to participate in a summer leadership program at The Principals’ Center through the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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Class of 2016 Earns $32.74 Million in Scholarships
The Northwest ISD Class of 2016 earned approximately $32,742,990 in scholarships, doubling the amount of dollars received since 2014.
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Board of Trustees Recognize 1,300+ Students at Annual Awards Ceremony
The Northwest ISD Board of Trustees honored the district’s top students for their achievements in regional, state, national and international competitions at Byron Nelson High School on Tuesday, May 17, Northwest High School on Thursday, May 19 and Eaton High School on Tuesday, May 24.
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NISD Community Celebrates with Topping Out Luncheon at Outdoor Learning Center
On May 20, Northwest ISD community members and staff celebrated the renovations at the district’s Outdoor Learning Center with a ‘topping out’ luncheon hosted by Northstar.
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Board of Trustees Approves Long Range Technology Plan
Northwest ISD strives to provide dynamic learning experiences to ensure all students are future-ready learners. At the May 23 School Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees adopted the 2016-2021 Long Range Technology Plan.
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BNHS Debate Team Qualifies for National Tournament
Byron Nelson High School junior Drew Buslow and sophomore Luke Chitwood have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association’s (NSDA) National Tournament. Buslow and Chitwood will compete in June in the World Schools Debate and Original Oratory in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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A Message from the Superintendent...
Information has been shared regarding the recent Texas Supreme Court ruling on school finance. This ruling is in regards to a lawsuit that NISD joined in 2011.
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BNHS FFA Students Named State Champions
The Byron Nelson High School FFA Veterinary Science Team has been named State Champions. More than 600 teams competed in the championship last weekend.
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City of Fort Worth Mayor Tours NISD’s New Eaton High School
On May 11, V.R. Eaton High School students hosted a tour of Northwest ISD’s newest comprehensive high school campus for City of Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price.
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NISD’s Sandy Conklin Named H-E-B Excellence in Education Elementary Principal Winner, Campus to Receive $25,000 Grant
“Life is about a collection of moments,” said Samuel Beck Elementary School Principal Sandy Conklin as he addressed a crowd of more than 800 people after being announced the winner of the H-E-B Excellence in Education Elementary Principal Award at the gala on May 13. This is one of those moments Principal Conklin will always remember in his 18 years as an educator.
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NISD Saves More than $4.8 Million Thanks to Energy Management Plan
“A dollar wasted on energy is a dollar lost to education,” declares Northwest ISD Energy Manager Charles Ashby.
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Culinary Arts Students Receive Third at Nationals
The Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Services’ culinary team received third at the National ProStart Invitational in Grapevine.
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Three NISD Campuses Receive National Promising Practices Awards
Roanoke and Granger elementary schools and Medlin Middle School are the recipients of a Promising Practices Award from Character.org. The campuses received this award for an effective strategy used to develop good character in young people.
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